Emma Walker was a writer who'd lost herself to someone else's anger--who had given up on ever feeling like herself again.
Evan Levesque was a rock-god--the one all the woman wanted, but he'd never gotten used to the loneliness between the stage and real life.
With just one cup of coffee they'll begin a journey of self-discovery at each others sides, but can Emma handle Evan's fame while dealing with her own demons? Emma's checkered personal past, a bad relationship that haunts the edges of her memories, threatens to make everything implode on them when Evan takes matters into his own hands.
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words...they'll destroy my soul--Can Emma handle being put back together and facing who she's become because of it?
Emma has been hiding for a long time. A past relationship has left its mark on her present. She struggles to reconcile her career as a reporter for a small town paper with the author that she dreams to be. She could never have imagined the effect that accidently spilling coffee on an unsuspecting rock star would have on her future.
“Not every love is all it’s cracked up to be,” I whispered, my voice cracking. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words… they’ll destroy my soul.”
“For so long my music has been my heart,” he explained as he flipped the pick over in my palm to reveal a heart drawn in permanent marker. I smiled at its awkward shape, knowing he had drawn it himself as he continued, “But now it’s you… you’re my heart.”